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Scientists Turn Iron Sheets Invisible to X-Ray Using Quantum Interference
We just reported a few weeks ago on the successful masking of objects from microwaves. Now a research team from Hamburg, Germany has figured out how to make iron (57Fe) transparent to X-rays—and presumably Superman.

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This is my first news post, I believe I got the format correct.
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Hopefully it doesnt get to the point where Guns can be masked from X-ray scanners at airports and such. But I guess metal detectors would still pick them up.
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Hopefully it doesnt get to the point where Guns can be masked from X-ray scanners at airports and such. But I guess metal detectors would still pick them up.

Unless they got this to work with plastic or some other non-metal. Though it doesn't seem like it will be on that level any time soon.
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Hopefully it doesnt get to the point where Guns can be masked from X-ray scanners at airports and such. But I guess metal detectors would still pick them up.

Good thing we still have good old magnets.
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